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February, 2020

  • 4 February

    Court Declares RUGA, Cattle Colony Illegal 

    A Federal High Court sitting in Makurdi, on Monday, declared the federal government policy, plan, or proclamation to establish RUGA Settlement and cattle colonies in Benue State as unwarranted, unlawful and unconstitutional. Read Also: Video: SARS Operatives Rescue Kidnapped Victims In Abia Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon, delivering judgment in the suit filed …

September, 2019

  • 15 September

    RUGA Project On Course In Kano, Says Ganduje

    Ganduje Appoints Heads Of Govt Agencies, Departments

    Abdullahi Ganduje, Governor of Kano State, has said the state government is determined to implement the RUGA project, meant to resettle herdsmen and boost economic activities. Ganduje stated this on Saturday, September 14, in Kano while receiving the report on the establishment of Ruga and Milk Market in Kano State. According …

  • 13 September

    Northern Governors Dump RUGA Initiative

    farmers/herdsmen clash

    Governors of the 19 Northern States on Thursday, abandoned the proposed controversial Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) policy, for the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP). According to The Nation, the governors, who met in Kaduna under the aegis of the Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF), said the new policy will stop clashes …

  • 7 September

    Herdsmen Deserve RUGA In Every State, Says Miyetti Allah Leader

    We’ll Shutdown More Cattle Markets In South-east – Miyetti Allah

    Abdullahi Bodejo, national president of Miyetti Allah Kautel Hore, has said for peace to reign in the country, every state in the country deserves RUGA. Bodejo, who made this known in an interview with TheSun, noted that Fulani is the largest ethnic group in the country and ought to be …

  • 1 September

    CAN Kicks Against RUGA Settlement In Nigeria

    The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has told the Federal Government to jettison the planned RUGA scheme, saying the association was opposed to the implementation of the programme anywhere in Nigeria. On May 21, the Federal Government approved what it termed the RUGA settlement scheme, to curb open grazing of …

August, 2019

  • 15 August

    Jubril Promoting Fulani Agenda With RUGA, Forum Replies PDP BoT Chair

    Yinka Odumakin

    The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF), have faulted Walil Jubril, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees, over his position on the suspended federal government’s Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) settlement policy. Jubril had told journalists in Nasarawa State on Tuesday, that the policy will promote …

  • 13 August

    PDP BOT Chairman Urges Nigerians To Embrace RUGA

    Sen. Walid Jibrin, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged Nigerians to embrace the establishment of Rural Grazing Areas (RUGA) programme of the Federal Government. Jibrin told newsmen at his Nasarawa country home on Tuesday in Nasarawa State that the proposed settlement policy for herdsmen …

  • 5 August

    RUGA Will Provide Employment Opportunities For Nigerians – Ita Enang

    RUGA Will Provide Employment Opportunities For Nigerians – Ita Enang

    Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly to President Muhammdu Buhari, has stated that controversial RUGA settlement will provide job opportunities for Nigerians. Enang said this over the weekend, when he hosted Akwa Ibom State indigenes from the Abuja Law School. The presidential aide insisted that the word “RUGA” …

July, 2019

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